“That person said that?”
In Nagato’s house, Nagato Munechika was listening to the servant’s words, who was sent to investigate. His facial expression was unfazed, but a glaring murder intent flickered in his eyes.
However, the servant had lowered his head, so naturally, he couldn’t notice it.
“Master, I saw it with my own eyes. That sir flew in the air directly. He also gave out two pills.” The servant retold what he had seen and heard completely. He lamented with a hint of joy on his face, “Master, if this person can lift the curse of Unripe Rice Village, that would be great news for us! We won’t have to be trapped here. Even the girls in the village don’t need to…”
He naturally didn’t continue. Speaking of which, many men in the village have to endure their wives and daughters being contaminated by the masculine energy to survive through the curse. Although for these men, they had intercourse with other wives and daughters too.
But, Unripe Rice Village was a small place. There was the saying that forgiving helped you to maneuver in your life. After many years of practice, things did change. Humans were selfish creatures. When they had fun with other people’s wives and daughters, the moral bottom line in their hearts dropped very low. Some of them used it to satisfy their evil desires. But in turn, when their wives and daughters experience the same thing, they found it unpleasant.
“Is anyone willing to try?” Nagato Munechika asked nonchalantly.
The servant said hurriedly, “The man gave out two pills and claimed that anyone could try on their own behalf. This news just came out. I knew that just now, two women had stood out and tried it.”
Nagato Munechika frowned but said indifferently, “Who is it? Are they not afraid that this is just a scam and will lose their lives in the end?”
The servant said, “Their married men are unjust. The husbands can’t tolerate their wives being tainted by other men. So the two women were kicked out of the house early. They had no home and were desperate, so they planned to suicide. Now that they have such an opportunity, they are planning to try it out.”
Nagato Munechika nodded, “Tell me the names of these two women. I need to know who tried the medicine after such a big incident happened.”
“Master, these two people are…” The servant quickly said the names of the two women who tested the medicine.
After that, Nagato Munechika let the servant leave. Soon after, a figure slowly walked out of the screen behind where Nagato Munechika was sitting. If the servant were here, he would probably call out Master Saburo.
The one who came out was Saburo Nagato.
Nagato Munechika didn’t even look at Saburo Nagato. “You also heard who the two tested the medicine. You should know what to do, right?”
Saburo Nagato didn’t even nod his head, holding a hip flask in one hand, and walked out of Nagato Munechika’s house while being reeked of alcohol. What to do? Naturally, the two women who tested the medicine need to die. In that case, the guy who stayed on the ritual plaza would no longer be able to convince the Unripe Rice Villagers.
It’s just that the person is someone who can fly. Will it be that simple?
Saburo Nagato didn’t know it was because he was drunk; he even hoped this mysterious samurai could do something for Unripe Rice Village. At least, it did something by intimidating Nagato Munechika off.
I wonder if the servant exaggerated it. If not, it would be easy to defeat Nagato Munechika, right? Saburo Nagato shook his head. He exited through the gate of Nagato’s house. He needed to wait until nightfall to personally get rid of these two women willing to try the medicine.
For similar things, Saburo Nagato couldn’t remember how many times he had done it. He only vaguely remembered that when he personally choked a man fleeing out of the village for the first time, he was no longer himself. He was but a dirty tool in Nagato Munechika’s grasp.
“Heh… The weather today seems to be pretty good.”
Saburo Nagato raised his head and looked at the dazzling sunlight above his head. He couldn’t help but faintly remember the past. He used to practice the sword technique with Nagato Munechika as his goal, dreaming of a day to surpass Nagato Munechika. He wondered if the sun at noon back then was as glaring as now.
Fine… His hands had long since become tainted with blood. He was no longer qualified to hold his initial ambition. Indeed, since he betrayed Haru Narukami and got the Nagato family’s secrets, he was a minute man – a selfish coward.
In a confined village, the spread of this piece of news was rapid. Soon after, the place where the two women who tried the medicine attracted a lot of people. Among these people, most of them were women. Men accounted for only a small part.
But even so, these few men still stood in front of the women. Some Unripe Rice Villagers had long learned to forget.
As long as it could be forgotten and treated as something that had never happened, then everything could be restored to normal even though it would happen once a month. But what if this curse could be lifted?
“Should we go in and have a look? It’s almost past midnight.” One of them suggested.
The other guy shook his head at this time, “No, they said that if they fail, they don’t want others to see them. If they succeed, they will naturally come out automatically. We should be patient. Just wait.”
Saburo Nagato was worried that if these people had been guarding these two women, he would have no chance to make a move. Since everyone was waiting at the door of the medicine tester, it naturally offered Saburo Nagato great convenience.
He sneaked in from the back of the house, only to see a faint light from the bedroom. Saburo Nagato put his ear to the door, but there was no sound. He pulled the door open, only to see that the two women who tried the medicine seemed to be asleep at this time.
It stood to reason that in this situation, how could people still fall asleep? Saburo Nagato frowned, thinking that this might be because of the samurai’s mysterious pill. But that’s okay. Since the two are asleep, it will naturally be much more convenient for me to do it.
Saburo Nagato said silently in his heart.
Many times, he didn’t understand why he still helped Nagato Munechika. Every time he performed this kind of task, there would be pain stabbing his heart. But at the same time, he found a moment of silence in his heart when doing this kind of thing.
Forgetting everything about him and surrendering his body to the killing instinct was like some soldiers on the battlefield taking some particular drugs to forget their pain.
Saburo Nagato finally opened the door. He felt that he was just an incompetent man.
“Is Nagato Munechika so impatient?”
A plain voice suddenly appeared in the room. It was a man’s voice. Although Saburo Nagato abandoned himself for a long time, years of practice had allowed him to maintain an instinctual vigilance, “Who!”
“Saburo Nagato, have you been like this in the past, quietly killing those who don’t believe in the curse?”
“Who are you!”
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